Mexico to investigate officials over electricity contracts

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The Mexican government will investigate allegations that officials at state power firm the Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) signed fraudulent contracts with private energy companies, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday. The contracts were signed

Wall Street gains on vaccine hopes, improving economic data

(Reuters) – Wall Street opened higher on Wednesday as rising hopes of a COVID-19 vaccine reversed premarket losses, overshadowing fears of another round of lockdowns following a record surge in coronavirus cases in the United States. A COVID-19 vaccine developed

Wall Street set for subdued open as virus surge threatens recovery

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes were set to open near-flat on Wednesday, as a record single-day spike in coronavirus cases in the country heightened fears of another lockdown and threatened to derail a nascent economic recovery. After notching up

Singapore GE2020: Elections Department launches multilingual 'assistant' for non-English-speaking voters

SINGAPORE – Voters who primarily speak one of eight non-English languages and dialects can now get more information on the voting process in their native languages. The Elections Department (ELD) on Wednesday (July 1) rolled out the multilingual Voter Language